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Only A Geography Genius Can Score More Than 12/14 On This Quiz

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    The Pacific Ocean

    The Pacific Ocean is huge! It's the largest and deepest ocean on Earth.

    The Pacific Ocean
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    The Missouri River

    The Missouri river measures 2,341 miles, making it the longest in the US and the fourth-longest in the world.

    The Missouri River
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    Lake Imperial

    Lake Imperial is NOT a Great Lake! They are Lake Superior, Lake Ontario, Lake Michigan, Lake Erie, and Lake Huron.

    Lake Imperial
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  4. Which Great Lake is this arrow pointing to?

    Google Maps
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    Lake Huron

    Lake Huron
    Via Kids Britanica
  5. Which of these states is Colorado?

    Wikimedia Commons
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    Number 3!

    Colorado is bordered by Utah to the west, Wyoming to the north, Kansas and Nebraska to the east, and Oklahoma and New Mexico to the south.

    Number 3!
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    That's South Dakota.

    That's South Dakota.
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    Latitude

    Latitude is defined as "the angular distance of a place north or south of the earth's equator, or of a celestial object north or south of the celestial equator, usually expressed in degrees and minutes."

    Latitude
    Via NASA
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    Russia & the US

    The Bering Strait is between Russia and the US, right below the Arctic Circle.

    Russia & the US
    Via World Atlas
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    Turkey is in both continents.

    So this one was sort of a trick question. Turkey is in both continents! According to the CIA World Factbook, Turkey is located in "Southeastern Europe and Southwestern Asia (that portion of Turkey west of the Bosporus is geographically part of Europe), bordering the Black Sea, between Bulgaria and Georgia, and bordering the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean Sea, between Greece and Syria."

    Turkey is in both continents.
    Via Google Maps
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    Sahara!

    The Sahara Desert is the largest non-polar desert. It's huge, covering 3.5 million square miles.

    Sahara!
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    Western

    The Western part of the US is more mountainous. It has the Rocky Mountains and the Sierra Nevada.

    Western
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    Denmark

    Denmark controls the island of Greenland.

    Denmark
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    Carson City

    The capital of Nevada is Carson City.

    Carson City
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    Denali

    Denali aka Mount McKinley is the highest mountain in the United States. It's tall as heck too, measuring 20,320 feet above sea level. It's located in Alaska.

    Denali
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Only A Geography Genius Can Score More Than 12/14 On This Quiz

Geography Student

You're a student of geography. Don't worry if you didn't score perfect on this — it was tricky. Just look at a few maps and try again!

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Good job, geography master! These questions were tough, but you powered through and got a pretty good score. Try again and you'll be a world traveler in no time!

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World Traveler

Congrats! You're a world traveler. You know a thing or two about the planet we live on. Now all that's left to do is to get out there and explore more.

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CORRECTION

Turkey is part of both Asia and Europe. A previous version of this post misstated its location.

Denali is the highest mountain in the United States. A previous version of this post misstated its name.

The capital of Nevada is Carson City. A previous version of this post misworded the answer.

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